National University of Ireland, Galway

National University of Ireland, Galway

Clinical Tutor


Closing in 5 days

Clinical Tutors - Mayo Medical Academy - Various Disciplines, 3 Part-Time Posts Available

The School of Medicine at the University of Galway are looking for suitably qualified and experienced candidates for Clinical Tutors commencing in July 2024. You will join progressive and professional teams based in the Mayo Medical Academy and the University of Galway, School of Medicine. Learn more about University of Galway Teaching Hospitals

The purpose of this post is to support the delivery of teaching to undergraduate medical students, course organisation and assessment of students' competence. In addition, the post-holders will have a prominent role in research and administration. The post would be suitable for work towards a higher degree (MMedSci or MD). The post will be based in the Castlebar Campus and the post-holder will carry out the duties of the post under the direction of the Head of the Academy or of an authorised senior member of the staff of the School.

The post-holders will support the undergraduate teaching activities in the School of Medicine. They will work closely with similar post-holders in the disciplines of Psychiatry, Primary Care, Surgery and Obstetrics as well as with clinical academic colleagues at University of Galway to provide co- ordinated development and delivery of specialist clinical education in the newly revised undergraduate medical programme.

The successful applicants will be expected to actively participate in research and be involved in the formation of research collaborations with other academic departments and clinical staff as appropriate. They will also be expected to be involved in supervision of research with undergraduate and postgraduate students. They will ideally have some research and clinical teaching experience. Support will be available, as appropriate, to aid in the development of specialist educational skills. A commitment to quality in teaching will be sought and an outline understanding of medical education theory and practice is essential. They will need to be able to work with colleagues from diverse disciplines.

The successful applicant will be a part-time employee of the University of Galway and will be appointed at the appropriate point on the Clinical Tutor salary. They will be a registered medical practitioner who has completed their general professional training.

The specific roles available are: • Clinical Tutor in General and Cardiovascular Medicine, 0.5FTE specific purpose contract • Clinical Tutor in Acute Care and Peri-Operative Medicine, 0.25FTE specific purpose contract • Clinical Tutor in Respiratory Medicine, 0.25FTE 1-year fixed term contract

Working at University of Galway School of Medicine We offer excellent career development opportunities and benefits for our Clinical Teaching staff, including: • Supervised hands-on experience in course design, delivery and assessment • Opportunity for professional development in medical education in the form of Diploma or Higher Degree in Medical Education and Health Care Simulation • Exposure and training in a variety of teaching and assessment methods • Opportunities to grow and develop a network in the medical education field • Excellent Opportunity to explore career opportunities in clinical education field • Access to facilities and research at University of Galway • Opportunity to pursue personal research interests in line with the College of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences strategy • Continued Professional Development • Opportunity to maintain knowledge currency in your discipline • Access to mentoring and coaching from experienced academic staff in the College • Opportunity to work with international student and staff community

Appointments will be conditional on work authorisation validation and registration with the Irish Medical Council where applicable. Further details are available at www. and www.

Informal enquiries may be made to: Dr Michelle Duggan, Mayo Medical Academy; E-mail: [email protected] Queries in relation to the application process may be addressed to [email protected]

Interviews are planned for June 2024

Salary: Clinical Tutor 1 salary scale: €65,554 – €77,197 pro rata per annum or Clinical Tutor 2: €78,213 - €95,724 pro rata per annum. The relevant salary scale will be determined based on candidate's experience and in accordance with the terms and conditions of the University's Remuneration policy. QA321-Updated-PP-Remuneration.pdf ( (This appointment will be made on the Clinical Tutor scale in line with current Government pay policy)

Closing date for receipt of applications is 17:00 (Irish Time) on 6th June 2024. It will not be possible to consider applications received after the closing date.

Garda vetting may apply.

Appointments will be conditional on work authorisation validation. Further details are available at www.

For more information and Application Form please see website: https:// www. Applications should be submitted online. Please see further information on how to apply here: E-Recruit - University of Galway and Guidelines for On-line Applications (

Please note that appointment to posts advertised will be dependent upon University approval, together with the terms of the Employment Control Framework for the higher education sector.

University of Galway is an equal opportunities employer.

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Clinical Tutor


National University of Ireland, Galway




May 10, 2024

Application deadline

June 06, 2024

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